Agent Name

Lead thiosulfate

CAS Number

26265-65-6

Formula

H2-O3-S2.xPb

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Thiosulfuric acid (H2S2O3), lead salt; Thiosulfuric acid, lead salt; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Lead Compounds, Inorganic

Description

White solid; [Hawley]

Comments

A strong reducing agent; Ingestion or inhalation of dust can cause lead poisoning; [CAMEO] See "Lead" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Lead in blood = 200 ug/L (20 ug/100 ml); sampling time not critical; [ACGIH]

TLV (ACGIH)

0.05 mg/m3, as Pb

PEL (OSHA)

0.05 mg/m3, as Pb

IDLH (NIOSH)

100 mg/m3, as Pb

Adverse Effects
Anemia

Anemia, Hemolytic

Neurotoxin

Motor Neuropathy

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Nephrotoxin

Yes

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

IARC Carcinogen

Probable Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

ACGIH Carcinogen

Confirmed Animal

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: